Technical Disaster

The article claims that to those affected, disaster is an existential experience. For them, it is an unexpected existential ‘event’ clearly separating a ‘before’ from an ‘after’. In the academic disaster domain however the ‘disaster as event’ is being

Several recent chemical spills have caused large-scale drinking water contamination incidents in Canada and the USA. The study goal was to identify key decisions and actions critical to incident investigations using the 2014 crude MCHM chemical spill in

In April of 2010 the Deepwater Horizon (DWH) oil spill poured an estimated five million barrels of oil into the Gulf of Mexico over a five-month period. This paper examines resilience by gender to investigate the role of social networks, risk perceptions

Eight years after the start of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster and two years after the Japanese government lifted evacuation orders in areas of Namie and Iitate, radiation levels remain too high for the safe return of thousands of Japanese citizen

World Rescue is a narrative, research-based mobile phone video-game inspired by the Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations. Through fast-paced gameplay set in Kenya, Norway, Brazil, India, and China, the player will meet and help five young

This report contains the findings of a study commissioned by agencies of the United Nations to obtain credible information on the conditions in which people affected by the Chernobyl accident are living fifteen years after the explosion, and to make recommendations as to how their needs can best be addressed in the light of this information.
This report was prepared by the Fukushima Nuclear Accident Independent Investigation Commission for the National Diet of Japan. It investigates the circumstances and causes of the Fukushima nuclear power plant accident in 2011.

This report provides a description of the accident and its causes, evolution and consequences, based on the evaluation of data and information from a large number of sources available at the time of writing. It consists of a report by the IAEA Director

This report addresses the subject of nuclear disasters. It elaborates on the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster intending to answer question such as: What have been the impacts of the Fukushima nuclear disaster?; What is the current condition of the victims of